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Shiv Prasher

Academic title(s): 

Distinguished James McGill Professor

Shiv Prasher
Contact Information
Phone: 
514-398-7774
Address: 

Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-029

Email address: 
shiv.prasher [at] mcgill.ca
Department: 
Bioresource Engineering
Areas of expertise: 

Determination of site-specific Best/Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) with watershed scale modeling in order to reducing non-point source agricultural pollution from predominantly tile-drained rural watersheds and landscapes under changing climatic conditions. Safe and effective use of wastewater in agriculture. Innovative green technologies for untreated or partially treated wastewaters. Application of biochar as a topsoil amendment to reduce environmental pollution from conventional and emerging contaminants and nanoparticles and to increase resilience of crop production systems. Preferential flow of water and chemicals in soils.

Area(s): 
Environment, Ecology and Sustainability
Soil, Water and their Sustainable Management
Sustainable Crop and Livestock Production Systems
Research areas: 
Agriculture
Carbon management
Climate change
Contaminants
Ecosystems
Engineering
Environment
Gene-environment interactions
Microbiome
Soil
Soil and water systems
Sustainable management systems
Value addition
Waste management
Water
Media availability: 
Yes
Specialization: 

Soil and water Pollution by conventional and emerging contaminants from predominantly rural areas

Language(s) spoken: 
English
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